Oktoberfest Frequently Asked Questions


4th Annual Kernersville Oktoberfest on the lawn at Körner’s Folly 413 South Main Street, Kernersville, NC 27284 4-7pm rain or shine must be 21+ to attend Limited Tickets Available, purchase tickets today! Q: Who does the event benefit? A: All proceeds benefit the operation and restoration of Historic Körner’s Folly. Q: What is included in the [...]

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Summer Events at the Folly


This summer, take advantage of all that Körner’s Folly has to offer! With family friendly activities and upcoming events,the Folly offers a perfect getaway day trip or stay-cation.  Visit our education page to print scavenger hunts, brainteasers, crossword puzzles, and crafts before or after your visit. Körner’s Folly recently won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence award, and [...]

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Roof Restoration Begins: See Historic Preservation in Action!


While construction is taking place, Körner’s Folly will remain open for tours during regular hours (Thursdays – Sundays). Visit us this summer to learn more about our future restoration plans and current roof restoration projects. The Körner’s Folly Foundation has begun the final phase of exterior restoration, which involves replacing Körner’s Folly’s red tin roof [...]

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A Docent’s Reflections on Guided Tours


From the desk of a docent… I’ve loved Körner’s Folly since my first guided tour 14 years ago. I started collecting antiques in 1st grade, and on Saturdays my dad started taking me to historical house museums to learn about antiques and local history. We went to several houses like Chinqua Penn, Mendenhall Plantation, and [...]

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Spring Events at Körner’s Folly


National Puppetry Day, April 26th @ 10:30am Celebrate National Puppetry Day at Körner’s Folly!  Join us for the Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show at 10:30am, followed by a make and take sock puppet craft.  Puppet Show tickets are free with regular admission on the same day (puppet show only: $2).  Please arrive by 10:15 to be seated. [...]

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Help Körner’s Folly Raise the Roof!


Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, has been facing a remarkable challenge.  A $500,000 challenge to be exact.  And now, thanks to recent winter weather, the stakes have just been upped. As unprecedented winter weather has swept across the nation this season, southern homes have been facing new challenges.  Historic homes and properties have [...]

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February News From Körner’s Folly


February 2014: Click to Read the Full E-Newsletter Happy Birthday President Lincoln!  Jule Körner’s Odd Tradition Revived  *Click here for more information and to read the original 1896 newspaper article detailing Jule’s traditions honoring President Lincoln. Looking for a Romantic Outing this Valentine’s Day?  Oak Ridge Youth Theatre to Perform at Körner’s Folly Enter your email address [...]

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2014 Hours and Admission Information


Looking for something to do inside, as Jack Frost brings in the new year?  Come  discover Jule Körner’s designs and architectural styles with the whole family.  The house boasts fifteen original fireplaces, sure to keep you warm- no matter how low the thermometer drops! Körner’s Folly’s twenty-two rooms feature unique furnishings and artwork, cast-plaster details, [...]

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Christmas at Körner’s Folly


KERNERSVILLE, NC—Looking for a new holiday tradition?  Körner’s Folly, 413 S Main St, will be decorated from head to toe in Victorian Christmas décor from November 29 to January 4, 2014.   Körner’s Folly will be CLOSED on Sunday, January 5th. The historic house museum has transformed its unique 22 rooms into an elaborately decorated ‘Victorian [...]

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November News from Körner’s Folly


November 2013: Click to Read the Full E-Newsletter Christmas is just around the Körner: Christmas by Candlelight evening tours Puppet Show: ‘The Night Before Christmas at Körner’s Folly’ Challenge I: Operation Complete  The Beginning of a New Challenge Enter your email address below to receive our monthly e-newsletter

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